6 months ago I planted 6 Leyland Cypress and have since lost 4 of the 6. I
was careful in planting and have been careful in watering, which makes me
think it has more to do with my soil and/or water conditions. I'm watering
with tap water which I know is VERY alkaline. I know this from balancing my
pool water, I constantly have to add acid. I recently measured the tap water
with a ph strip and it measures of the chart...
I don't know for sure, but I would guess my soil is alkaline as well. Is
there anything I can do to 1) change my water so it's not so alkaline or 2)
add something (fertilizer/food) to the soil so the plants can live with the
Also, anyone know if alkaline water is harmful to people? I drink and bath
Thanks for any help.